Zagreb is a special city with so many things to offer. It is very unique with its historical center that is quite spread out. In the Zagreb Essential tour we will visit its main sights, all of which are situated in the Upper and Lower Zagreb – the two parts that constitute the historical center of Zagreb. Within the two hours it is possible to see the main sites, to see and understand the development of Zagreb throughout the centuries into what it is today.

Normally we start this tour from your hotel, or from some well-known landmark in the city, like the Cathedral, the tourist office on the main square (Square of ban Josip Jelacic), etc. Places that we will see in this essential tour of Zagreb are:
Jelacic (Main) square, Kaptol and the Cathedral, Dolac market, Tkalciceva street, Bloody bridge street, Stone Gate, St. Marko’s square and the Parliament, Greek catholic church, Katharine’s square, Southern vista viewpoint, Lotrschak tower, the funicular, Ilica street, Flower square. Depending on time and where we start from, we may also see Theatre square, Zrinjevac park and the King Tomislav square.

As this is a two hour tour of Zagreb, it is best fitted to those who don’t have much time for seeing more of Zagreb, or for those who just prefer more to explore things on their own. Whatever it is, this tour would give you an idea and insight about he history of Zagreb and its present state.

Additional information

Duration2 hours
Activity levelLight
LocationZagreb, Croatia
DatesAll year round
START/RETURN LOCATIONThe lobby of your hotel, or anywhere else in the city center.
START TIMEAny time between 8am and 7pm
Pricing15 euros per person for minimum of 4 persons, or base cost of 50 euro.
The Zagreb Essentials tour starts from where you are staying in Zagreb. Our guide will meet you in the loby of your hotel. Depending on you, he can also meet you somewhere in the city center, such as at the statue on the Main Square, or at the Cathedral, etc.
Once you meet your guide, the Zagreb Essentials tour starts. In this tour you will see the essentials of the Upper town, and partly Lower town. Some of the attractions that this tour covers are:
  • Zrinjevac Park,
  • Palaces of the Lower Town
  • Ban Josip Jelačić Square
  • Manduševac foutain
  • The Cathedral
  • Dolar Market
  • Tkalciceva Street
  • Bloody Bridge
  • Stone Gate
  • St. Marco’s Square
  • Katarina Square
  • Lotrščak Tower
  • Ilica Street
  • Flower Square

Depending on the pace of walking and from where the tour starts, it is possible to see some more attractions during this tour, such as the Theatre Square and the King Tomislav Square.

At the end of this tour, our guide can either escort you back to your hotel, or can end the tour at some of the more popular landmark. Normally this is in the vicinity of the Jelacic Square (the main square of Zagreb). Upon your request, tour can also be finished at some other place where you would like to go. Feel free to ask our guide for any information that you may need about Zagreb or Croatia.